THE BEAULIEU, EXBURY & EAST BOLDRE NEWSLETTER 16th April 2017 No. 1734
Web site: www.beaulieuchurches.org.uk
Telephone the office on 01590 612242
If you wish to make a donation for Easter Flowers at Exbury or East Boldre, please see Joan or Marigold.
Exbury Spring Fair – ST KATHARINE’S CHURCH
22nd of April. 12.00md until 3.00pm
To raise funds towards our Restoration Appeal Fund, we are holding a Spring Fayre. Afternoon tea and cakes, bedding plants for sale, gift stall, crafts. We have a raffle with great prizes the first one of which is worth £100.
Come along, support the appeal and help to save this historic old building.
Next one: Sat. 20th May at 0830 where we will be joined by John Attenborough, Port Chaplain to the Mission to Seafarers. Names to Parish Office no later than May 18.
Annual Parochial Church meetings
Abbey Church 21/4/17
St. Katharine’s, Exbury 23/4/17
St Paul’s, East Boldre 18/4/17
POETRY AND CREAM TEA
Tuesday 2nd May 2.30pm Abbey Church Hall
Bring your own favourite poem to read, serious, light hearted, funny, any poems you love. Or just come and listen. Then everyone will enjoy an English Cream tea, (sandwiches, cakes, scones). Tickets £6 from Margaret Marshall after church on Sundays or in the Office on Thursdays.
FRIENDS OF EXBURY VETERANS
Every fourth Wednesday we have a two course lunch at the Walhampton Arms for £9.95. We have a choice of menu, including the Carveryand a choice of desserts. Next lunch will be Wed. 26th April at 12noon. If interested contact Marion Loveland on 02380 846309 before Mon 24th
I.O.W. Benefice Outing
This has been re-scheduled to:
Tuesday September 26th September.
Leave 0900 and return at about 1900. Visit to St Mildrid's Church in Whippingham for guided tour and morning coffee. Lunch at Godshill and afternoon tea and Vespers at Quaar Abbey. Cost (without lunch or tea) will be about £30.00. Fuller details nearer the time.
If interested please contact either John & Kathy Hughes
They have expressed a need for good quality garden furniture and games/construction kits to help mothers to play with their children. Any furniture offer, see SB
REMINDER: SAFEGUARDING OVERVIEW TRAINING
Saturday 13th May 9.30am – 11.30am
Beaulieu Abbey Church Hall
The training is mandatory for Church Wardens and BEEB Visiting Group Members.)
We pray for the sick and convalescing: Veronica House, Ruth Willrich, Ann and Bruce Wallace, Paul Humphries, Denise Abell-Parker, Jo Hordle, Chris Hutchins, Helen Cowle, Philip Cooper, Dorothy Alston, Adele Andrews, Charlotte Hammond, Dawn Reith, Olive Badland, John Walker, and Valerie Wright.(Please help us to keep this up to date)
Those who have died: We pray for family and friends of:
Ross Mason: whose Thanksgiving Service will be in the Abbey Church on Tues. 25th April at 2pm
Brenda Fountain: Funeral at St Katharine’s Church, Exbury Wednesday 12th April
The Honorable Caroline Cecily Weston.
Hawthorn John Nicholas Lockey and Amelia Victoria Downes – Abbey Church, 8th April
Mark Allan Robert Ovens and Victoria Patricia Baker – Abbey Church 22nd April
Baptism: Jack Andrew Joseph Wondin – Exbury Church next Sunday
Sunday 16th April Easter Day
8.00am Buckler’s Hard Holy Communion
9.30am Abbey Church Sung Communion
11.00am St Katharine’s, Exbury Holy Communion
11.00am St Paul’s, East Boldre Holy Communion
Tuesday 18th April
6.00pm St Paul’s, East Boldre Vestry meeting followed by APCM
Wednesday 19th April
10.30am Abbey Church Holy Communion
Thursday 20th April
9.30am Rectory All Church Wardens’ meeting
10.00 -12noon Benefice Office
6.15pm The Rectory Abbey Finance Committee
Friday 21st April
6.30pm Abbey Church Hall Vestry meeting followed by APCM
Saturday 22nd April
12noon – 3pm Exbury Church Spring Fair
1.30pm Abbey Church Wedding
12noon – 3pm St Katharine’s Church Spring Fair
Sunday 23rd April
8.00am Buckler’s Hard Holy Communion
9.30am Abbey Church Sung Communion BCP
11.00am St Katharine’s, Exbury Family Service with baptism
12.15pm St Katharine’s, Exbury Vestry meeting followed by APCM
3.00pm Abbey Church St George’s Day Parade NF East District Scouts